Ajoie region, Uppermost Reuchenette Fm (Jurassic of Switzerland)

Where: Jura, Switzerland (47.4° N, 7.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.4° N, 15.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: cymodoce zone, Uppermost Reuchenette Formation, Early/Lower Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; brown limestone

• yellowish to white “Coral Limestones”

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Koppka. 2015. Revision of the Bivalvia from the Upper Jurassic Reuchenette Formation, Northwest Switzerland—Ostreoidea. Zootaxa 3927(1):1-117 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185668: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 08.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
Ctenolima sp. Fuersich and Werner 1988 clam
 Arcida - Arcidae
Barbatia sp. Gray 1842 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylopecten sp. Röder 1882 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) virgula Deshayes 1831 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
Actinostreon cf. gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Trigonia sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
 Ammonitida - Aulacostephanidae
Aulacostephanus eudoxus d'Orbigny 1850 ammonite
Gravesia gigas Zieten 1830 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Aspidoceratidae